In 2017, the top 10 Project Portfolio Management software vendors accounted for nearly 71% of the global Project Portfolio Management (PPM) applications market which grew 1% to approach nearly $2.93 billion in license, maintenance and subscription revenues.
We ask the simple question: Who’s buying PPM applications from whom and why? And we provide the answers – supported by decades of research – to our clients around the world. (Sample from our Apps Database)
Through our forecast period, the Project Portfolio Management applications market is expected to reach $3.2 billion by 2022, compared with $2.9 billion in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of 2.1%.
|Exhibit 2: Worldwide PPM Software Market 2017-2022 Forecast, $M|
|Year||2017||2022||2017-2022 CAGR, %|
Source: Apps Run The World, December 2018
Top 10 Project Portfolio Management (PPM) Software Vendors
Project and portfolio management (PPM) applications include those that automate and optimize the initiating, planning/scheduling, allocation, monitoring, and measuring of activities and resources required to complete projects. PPM applications also cover certain aspects of IT service management especially those that involve project portfolio management within the IT domain.
Conventional project management apps are being eclipsed by Cloud-based offerings as market is buoyed by low price point and increased use of multimedia tools for virtual project teams.
Here are the rankings of the top 10 Project Portfolio Management software vendors in 2017 and their market shares.
|Rank||Vendor||2016 Project Portfolio Management Apps Revenues, $M||2017 Project Portfolio Management Apps Revenues, $M||YoY Growth||2017 Project Portfolio Management Market Share, %||Recent Developments|
|1||Oracle||Subscribe||Subscribe||3.4%||Subscribe||Acquired DataFox, whose cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) data engine and derived business content provide the current, precise and expansive set of company-level information and insightful data to optimize business decisions.|
|2||Microsoft||Subscribe||Subscribe||1.1%||Subscribe||With Azure Logic Apps and the Project Online connector, customers can create automated tasks and workflows for their projects, tasks, and resources in Project Online through Office 365.|
|3||ServiceNow||Subscribe||Subscribe||42.4%||Subscribe||Acquired VendorHawk for SaaS Subscription Management.|
|4||SAP||Subscribe||Subscribe||6.4%||Subscribe||Spending $8B in its biggest purchase, SAP acquired Qualtrics for survey and experience management apps.|
|5||Planview||Subscribe||Subscribe||11.7%||Subscribe||Acquired Spigit for innovation management apps primarily in the area of new product introduction.|
|6||Atlassian||Subscribe||Subscribe||34.5%||Subscribe||Acquired OpsGenie for planning and responding to IT service disruptions. When outages occur, OpsGenie routes alerts to the appropriate IT teams, speeding diagnosis and resolution, and reducing downtime. Atlassian unloaded Stride and HipChat to Slack.|
|7||Workfront||Subscribe||Subscribe||20.8%||Subscribe||Announced Workfront Fusion, which enables customers to easily connect over 100 common business applications to its work management application platform.|
|8||UNIT4||Subscribe||Subscribe||5.3%||Subscribe||Expands ERP offerings for professional services vertical with AI-based performance management tools.|
|9||Deltek, a Roper Technologies Company||Subscribe||Subscribe||8.4%||Subscribe||In November 2018, Deltek unveiled the next evolution of its solution Deltek for Professional Services, called Vantagepoint. The solution is purpose-built for professional services firms including those in consulting and the architecture, engineering and construction industries.|
|10||Changepoint||Subscribe||Subscribe||13.2%||Subscribe||Expands into Eastern Europe with partnership with service provider Thoriana in Poland.|
Source: Apps Run The World, December 2018
Custom data cuts related to the PPM Applications market are available:
- Top 50+ PPM Applications Vendors and Market Forecast 2017-2022
- 2017 PPM Applications Market By Industry (21 Verticals)
- 2017 PPM Applications Market By Functional Market (16 Markets)
- 2017 PPM Applications Market By Country (USA + 45 countries)
- 2017 PPM Applications Market By Region (Americas, EMEA, APAC)
- 2017 PPM Applications Market By Revenue Type (License, Services, Hardware, Support and Maintenance, Cloud)
- 2017 PPM Applications Market By Customer Size (revenue, employee count, asset)
- 2017 PPM Applications Market By Channel (Direct vs Direct)
- 2017 PPM Applications Market By Product
Exhibit 4 shows the enterprise applications market by functional area. The highest growth functional markets revolve around smaller segments like eCommerce, Enterprise Performance Management, Sales Performance Management and Treasury and Risk, where first movers remain less established than those that for decades have been entrenched in functional areas like ERP, CRM and PLM.
PPM Win/Loss Analysis As Part Of Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database
On the buyer side, customers are investing in Project Portfolio Management applications based on new features and capabilities that are expected to replace their existing legacy systems. In many cases, competitive upgrades and replacements that could have a profound impact on future market-share changes will become more widespread.
Since 2010, our global team of researchers have been studying the patterns of the latest PPM software purchases by customers around the world, aggregating massive amounts of data points that form the basis of our forecast assumptions and perhaps the rise and fall of certain vendors and their products on a quarterly basis.
Updated continuously, our database features extensive win/loss analysis. Each year our research team identifies tens of thousands of these customer wins and losses from public and proprietary sources.
Tresearch results are being incorporated into regular updates in our Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database. You can access the Quarterly Win/Loss Analysis Scoreboard and our Enterprise Applications Buyer Insight Customer Database by becoming a subscriber.
Source: Apps Run The World, January 2019
An expanded version of this report covers the top 50+ Project Portfolio Management Software Vendors, offering in-depth analysis of the market dynamics, vendors’ Strengths, Customers, Opportunities, Risks and Ecosystems as well as their ability to gain Shares (SCORES) within their respective space.
We also offer win-loss analysis of the quarterly wins of these top vendors and whether incumbents and upstarts pose any real threat to their standing amid shifting market requirements and user preferences.
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Based on the latest annual survey of 3,000+ enterprise software vendors, Apps Run The World is releasing a number of dedicated reports, which profile the world’s 500 largest Enterprise Applications Vendors (Apps Top 500) and the world’s 500 largest Cloud Applications Vendors (Cloud Top 500) ranked by their 2015-2017 product revenues.
Their 2017 results are being broken down, sorted and ranked across 16 functional areas(from Analytics to Treasury and Risk Management) and by 21 vertical industries(from Aerospace to Utility), as shown in our Taxonomy. Further breakdowns by subvertical, country, company size, etc. are available as custom data cuts per special request.
Each year our global team of researchers conduct an annual survey of thousands of enterprise software vendors by contacting them directly on their latest quarterly and annual revenues by country, functional area, and vertical market.
We supplement their written responses with our own primary research to determine quarterly and yearly growth rates, In addition to customer wins to ascertain whether these are net new purchases or expansions of existing implementations.
Another dimension of our proactive research process is through continuous improvement of our customer database, which stores more than one million records on the enterprise software landscape of over 100,000 organizations around the world.
The database provides customer insight and contextual information on what types of enterprise software systems and other relevant technologies are they running and their propensity to invest further with their current or new suppliers as part of their overall IT transformation projects to stay competitive, fend off threats from disruptive forces, or comply with internal mandates to improve overall enterprise efficiency.
The result is a combination of supply-side data and demand-generation customer insight that allows our clients to better position themselves in anticipation of the next wave that will reshape the enterprise software marketplace for years to come.